Thomas Merton's Journey to Dharamsala by Michael Ford

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A lifelong artistic, spiritual, and interfaith search culminated in Merton's meeting with the Dalai Lama.

Care for Our Common Home Means Keeping a Close Watch on Carbon Offsets by Ray Mwareya and Nyasha Bhobo

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The booming business in carbon offsets merits close scrutiny for climate-minded Catholics.

Editorial: "From the Exterior to the Interior": On the USCCB and the Controversy of Eucharistic Consistency

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In this time of controversy, a text from the Preacher to the Papal Household can help recall us to the mystic and salvific origins of the Eucharist.

Can We Call God “Mother”? Julian of Norwich Says Yes by Shannon K. Evans

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There is nothing intrinsically wrong with a male portrayal of God. But there is much that is wrong with making all other portrayals impermissible.

Crossing the Red-Blue Political Divide Starts at Home by Jeannine Pitas

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Finding common ground in a time of political and social divide, starting with our personal relationships.

Summer Reading Series: Gene Ciarlo on "A Farewell to Arms"

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Revisiting an American classic through the lens of Christian humanism.

A Provocation for Change: Reimagining the Parish Community with Eileen McCafferty DiFranco by Michael Centore

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The author, activist, and pastor shares her vision for the future of the Catholic Church, along with an excerpt from her book.

Time for Your City Council to Urge Our Government to Ban the Bomb by Patrick Henry

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It is the right time for American cities to demand that their government work toward nuclear disarmament.

The Priest and the Iconographer: A Portrait of William Hart McNichols by Michael Ford

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For this remarkably gifted, gently spoken, and profoundly sensitive iconographer, holiness clearly manifests itself in many different guises.

Wanted: A Vibrant, Living Christianity by Gene Ciarlo

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Notes toward a revival of Christianity that is instrumental and influential in the world.